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Hats Off To Kentucky Derby Drinks ... With A Northwest Twist

OPB | May 03, 2016

Assemble these icy-fresh, Northwest flavor-laced drinks, settle your wide-brimmed Southern-belle hats and celebrate the Kentucky Derby!

What Are You Looking At? Holly Andres: The Fallen Fawn

OPB | April 30, 2016

Tricia Hoffman of Newspace Center for Photography reviews Andres' show of luscious, evocative images.

New Mountain Bike Trail Opens At Silver Falls State Park

Statesman Journal | April 29, 2016

The 4.5-mile route officially opens Sunday, May 1, with a celebration of an idea conceived by Powell but created through communal effort.

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An International Architecture Firm Wants To Reshape Portland

OPB | April 27, 2016 2:32 p.m.

The firm behind the 9/11 Memorial and the new SF MOMA turns its eyes on Portland's waterfront in two projects.

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Drag Through The Back Door With Wigs The Size Of Texas

OPB | April 23, 2016 10:21 a.m.

Northwest drag queens Kaj-Anne Pepper and Cherdonna Shinatra boldly go where no queen has gone before.

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PICA Finds A Permanent Home, After Years Of Roaming

OPB | April 21, 2016 5:01 p.m. | Portland

The Portland Institute for Contemporary Art will kick off the Time-Based Arts Festival in a new 16,000-square-foot, rent-free compound in NE Portland. Exclusive drone video.

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Bubbie Ida's Matzo Ball Soup For Passover

OPB | April 20, 2016 12:28 p.m. | Portland

Portland resident Laurie Fendel helps us celebrate the start of Passover with her Bubbie Ida's recipe for matzo ball soup.

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6 Things To Know About Portland-Filmed Thriller 'Green Room'

OPB | April 12, 2016 11:15 a.m. | Portland

Starring Patrick Stewart and directed by Jeremy Saulnier, "Green Room" follows a punk band taken captive by a group of neo-Nazis. The star-studded local premiere included the cast and Elijah Wood.

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Happy Birthday, Beverly Cleary

OPB | April 12, 2016 9:54 a.m.

Today, Oregon author Beverly Cleary turns 100! Just before her birthday, Cleary sat down with OPB to film the first ever documentary of her life “Discovering Beverly Cleary.”

Music | NW Life | Arts | local | 'Jazz Town': Portland's Golden Jazz Age

The New Scene: 4 Spots To Hear Jazz In Portland

OPB | April 11, 2016 7 a.m.

Something as transcendent as jazz never truly dies, and the whispers of the golden era can be heard at several spots around the city of Portland today.    

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See Newly Discovered Photos Of Jazz Legends Playing In Portland

OPB | April 11, 2016 7 a.m.

See previously unknown photos of Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong and more performing during the prime of  Portland's Jazz Town.

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Soul'd Out Music Festival Returns To Portland This Week

OPB | April 10, 2016 1:45 p.m.

OPB sat down with Soul'd Out Music Festival co-founder Nicholas Harris for a conversation on the 2016 version of the festival, the music industry and exactly what actually happens at a George Clinton show.

Music | NW Life | Arts | News | local | 'Jazz Town': Portland's Golden Jazz Age

Listen: How Portland Jazz Evolved Over Nearly 70 Years

OPB | April 6, 2016 11:34 a.m.

Hear more of the artists and songs featured in "Jazz Town" with these playlists, plus take a look at the future of Portland jazz.

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